Problems of an Overworked Librarian #130

What Your Union Wants You To Think They Do….

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Why I Am Afraid to Go Back To Work

I wanted to share a recent story from a library in West Virginia about incident where a patron refused to abide by the library’s rules:

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Are We As a Community Doing Enough?

I watched this video from a booktuber, discussing her experience as a black booktuber and systemic racism that has occurred in not only in the booktube world but as well in the publishing industry as a whole. She has made a lot of strong points and passionate remarks. However, I have noticed that while authors and other social media readers reflect the lack of diversity in the publishing diversity (which there is), they are not highlighting an issue that is also equally important:

Reading and books are not fully encouraged in diverse and minority communities.

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #129

When a patron starts approaching you with bad breath…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #127

Trying to explaining the different Ebook lending platforms the library has…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #126

A book was recently made into a movie but the library doesn’t have (or didn’t order enough) copies of the book…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #124

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